Vocal/Dialect Design for Productions (Film/Theatre), Voice/Dialect Coaching for Actors, Accent and diction training for non-native English speakers for everyday communication or public speaking. Pamela is a tenured Associate Professor of Theatre at SUNY Purchase and has been on faculty at Yale School of Drama, NYU & Marymount Manhattan, among others. She has coached over 25 Productions for the Tony Award® winning Alley Theatre in Houston and her clients and former students are on Broadway, in film and on television.

Pamela creates highly individualized powerful coaching for C-suite executives from companies such as The Carlyle Group, Barclays Capital, Perkins Coie, HIG Capital, TA Associates, APAX, & (among others) on executive presence, storytelling, internal & external communication skills and preparation for media appearances on shows such as “Good Morning America”, investor presentations, web-casts, and large/small group presentations.

Find out what Pamela’s clients are saying about her along with some insight into her latest training techniques! She currently creates boutique coaching plans for individuals and leads workshops on storytelling, effective communication and presence for executives and sales teams.

Pamela is a professor, coach, workshop facilitator and public speaker.    She works with directors and actors to design voices and dialects for productions.  She works with executives both individually and in groups to help them access their *sparkle* and use the presence and gravitas to further communication goals.  She works with curious humans to help them find their voice in the world and live life mindfully and with purpose.

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  • As a strategy consultant and business school professor, I am often asked for advice: my advice is to call Pamela to help you with your public speaking… There’s a reason why actors sound so good — they have voice coaches. Pamela has the rare skill of knowing how to coach those of us who aren’t actors. Each session with Pamela is a workout and it is also good fun.
    — Barry Nalebuff, Mitlon Steinbach Professor, Yale School of Management, Co-Founder of Honest Tea
  • The life coaching that I have done with Pamela has been more than invaluable. In less than 3 months I was able to totally envision a new direction for my career and book a high paying job in Singapore. My sessions with her were both productive and deeply healing. Thank you Pamela!
    — Budi T. Miller, Senior Lecturer, and the Head of Acting at Victoria College of the Arts University of Melbourne, Australia.
  • As English is my second language, I tried some of the ESL (English Second Language) training courses offered by various linguists and language training centers. At the end of the trainings, I was even more frustrated… The training with Pamela Prather definitely helped me to reach the ultimate goal – speaking clear and effective English in both business and social environments. I am very grateful for Pamela Prather’s coaching, help and friendship.
    — DG, Executive at Barclays Capital and MBA, NYU Stern School of Business
  • Pamela Prather is a gifted voice and speech coach who forged sympathetic and genuinely helpful relationships with all seven actors in the company of The Psychic Life of Savages. Much of the play’s depth and humor depended on actors credibly reciting poetry as poets: to this task, Pamela brought her research, listening and teaching skills, giving the production much needed specificity. It was a pleasure to work with her.
    — James Bundy, Director and Dean of Yale School of Drama